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Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
. and second, that after 27 years in prison, he doesn't come out bitter. he doesn't come out angry. he come out as an extraordinarily wise man who actually invites his prison guards to sit in the front row of his inauguration as president. >> do you think that this outpouring on facebook and ted cruz also put out a very complimentary statement and saluting nelson mandela and got the same pushback, do you think these are fellow conservatives? who do you think these folks are? >> i think some people bought a rational that defined everybody who was in any way in rebellion against the established system in the third world as anti-american. we were the kind of country they wanted to become. i think there are people who have sustained this kind of mythology. and there is no question that in the '50s mandela moved from a nonviolent model. my point is there weren't any conservative outs. churchill ally was stallin' in world war ii. i think in a similar tradition, mandela was desperate by that stage. he saw the scale of the oppression. and the only allies that were available, frankly, were on the hard l
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
most of us could identify with. and second, that after 27 years in prison, he doesn't come out bitter. he doesn't come out angry. he comes out as an extraordinarily wise man who actually invites his prison guard to sit in the front row at his inauguration as president. >> do you think that this outpouring online at least on your facebook and ted cruz also put out a very complimentary statement in saluting nelson mandela and got the same kind of pushback. do you think these are fellow conservatives? do you have any -- who do you think these folks are? >> look, i think there are some people who bought a rationale that defined everybody who was in any way in rebellion against the established system in the third word as anti-american which i don't think they were. i think that we -- in many cases we were the symbol of what they wanted. we were the kind of country they wanted to become. but i think there are people who have sustained this kind of mythology and there's no question that in the '50s mandela moved from a nonviolent model towards being allied with the communists, and my point t
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